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Re: [APD] Cherax blue lobsters

T. Bently Durant wrote:
> Azgardens.com has been having a special on Cherax Blue Lobsters.  Here's
> their account of its temperament:

> This is a semi-aggressive omnivore scavenger, that WILL eat all of the left
> over food your fish miss, as well as detritus and other waste off the bottom
> of your aquarium.  Although this lobster will eat dead or dying fish as
> well, it is just too slow to catch healthy fish.  

Once more we find stupid shops telling us a fable that some aquatic animals 
will eat shit. Oh hum.... :-(

> Even for a tame crawfish 12" is a tank buster, and their suggesting a
> stocking ratio of 1 per 5 gallons or more.  Anyone out there have any
> experience with these.  Are they plant pruners?  


> Do they "Go fishing"


> (the
> blue and two long arm freshwater prawn eat about 1 out of every 3 fish that
> goes in the tank in the first 3 weeks.)  

Yes that's about right. :-)

Stuart Halliday
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